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More of my Favourite Things - the Magical World of Gond Paintings

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More of my Favourite Things - the Magical World of Gond Paintings

Gond paintings are a wonderful insight into the extraordinary imagination and beliefs of these forest dwelling people in Central India.

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Gond Drawing of a Magical Deer and a Bird

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Gond Drawing of a Magical Deer and a Bird

Gond folk art paintings seem to suggest that in the world of the Gond people all nature, all life, is interconnected. Their paintings create a magical world where people, animals and trees can all morph into one another. This drawing in black ink on thick ivory coloured paper measures 28x35cm. It features the side view of a deer with its head turned back to look at a bird sitting on its back. The bird is facing back away from the deer but its head is also turned to look at the face of the deer. Their faces are almost touching...

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Gond Folk Art Paintings from India

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Gond Folk Art Paintings from India

The Gond are a large tribal group mostly located in the central Indian state of Madya Pradesh. They decorate the walls of their houses with images of the world as they see it, with the belief that a good image produces good fortune. One of the wonderful aspects of Gond drawings and paintings is that nature seems to be in harmony, plants, trees birds, insects and even humans appear to easily cohabit the same space. Traditionally a mother taught her daughter how to create these paintings and they would have used locally made mineral and plant colours. Like other Indian...

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Indian Art - Gond Tribal Paintings

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Indian Art - Gond Tribal Paintings

I've been collecting Gond paintings ever since I first saw them 10 years ago in Delhi. I've just seen an interesting about Gond paintings and the link is on this page. There are some wonderful images of this painting style and I especially like the title of their book: The Night Life of Trees.

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India is a Treasure Store of Traditional Crafts

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India is a Treasure Store of Traditional Crafts

India is a treasure store of traditional crafts. For over 30 years we’ve been travelling to India and been amazed by the diversity of decorative skills. We’re gradually adding to this web site a beautiful collection of woodcarvings, embroidered cottons and woven silks. In addition there are metal, stone and other decorative and ritual items, silk weavings from Laos, paintings. Search our website for painted wooden shrines, a carved sandstone Buddha head, painted Tibetan door panels, Madhubani tribal paintings from Bihar, woven silk prayer flags and hangings from Laos, carved wooden mirror frames, a gilded wooden horse, vases and boxes...

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